Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training Adaptation and Learning

ISBN-10: 0813807549
ISBN-13: 9780813807546
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $127.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/23/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 410
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Origins and Domestication
Archeological Record
Domestication: Processes and Definitions
Biological and Behavioral Evidence
Effects of Domestication
The Silver Fox: A Possible Model of Domestication
Selective Breeding, the Dog Fancy, and the Future
References
Development of Behavior
The Critical or Sensitive Period Hypothesis
Early Development and Reflexive Behavior
Socialization: Learning to Relate and Communicate
Learning to Compete and Cope
Learning to Adjust and Control
Preventing Behavior Problems
References
Neurobiology of Behavior and Learning
Cellular Composition of the Brain
Hindbrain and Midbrain Structures
Diencephalon
Limbic System
Learning and the Septohippocampal System
Cerebral Cortex
Neurotransmitters and Behavior
Neural Substrates of Motivation (Hypothalamus)
Neurobiology of Aggression (Hypothalamus)
Neurobiology of Fear
Autonomic Nervous System-mediated Concomitants of Fear
Neurobiology of Compulsive Behavior and Stereotypies
Neurobiology of Attachment and Separation Distress
Psychomotor Epilepsy, Catalepsy, and Narcolepsy
References
Sensory Abilities
Vision
Audition
Olfaction
Vomeronasal Organ
Gustation
Somatosensory System
Reflexive Organization
Extrasensory Perception
References
Biological and Dispositional Constraints on Learning
Nature Versus Nurture
Instincts, "Fixed" Action Patterns, and Functional Systems
Instinctual Learning
Preparedness and Selective Association
Instinctive Drift and Appetitive Learning
Contrafreeloading
Genetic Predisposition and Temperament
Breed Variations
Inheritance of Fear
Heredity and Intelligence
References
Classical Conditioning
Pavlov's Discovery
Basic Conditioning Arrangements Between Conditioned Stimulus and Unconditioned Stimulus
Common Examples of Classical Conditioning
Konorski's Conceptualization of Reflexive Behavior
Rescorla's Contingency Model of Classical Conditioning
Stimulus Factors Affecting Conditioned-Stimulus Acquisition and Maintenance
Conditioned Compound Stimuli
Higher-Order Conditioning
Generalization and Discrimination
Extinction of Classical Conditioning
Spontaneous Recovery and Other Sources of Relapse
Habituation and Sensitization
Special Phenomena of Classical Conditioning
Classically Generated Opponent Processes and Emotions
Counterconditioning
Classical Conditioning and Fear
References
Instrumental Learning
Differences Between Classical and Instrumental Conditioning
Theoretical Perspectives
Thorndike's Connectionism
Guthrie's Learning Theory and Behavior Modification
Tolman's Expectancy Theory
B. F. Skinner and the Analysis of Behavior
Basic Concepts and Principles of Instrumental Learning
Motivation, Learning, and Performance
Antecedent Control: Establishing Operations and Discriminative Stimuli
Premack Principle: The Relativity of Reinforcement
Learning and the Control of the Environment
Schedules of Positive Reinforcement
Everyday Examples of Reinforcement Schedules
Hope, Disappointment, and Other Emotions Associated with Learning
Matching Law
Extinction of Instrumental Learning
Differential Reinforcement
Attention Control
Training and Stimulus Control
Shaping: Training Through Successive Approximations
Adduction
Chaining: Ordering Complex Performances
Prompting, Fading, and Shadowing
Rehearsal and Staging
Transfer of Learning
Behavioral Contrast and Momentum
Social Learning
Higher-Order Classes of Behavior
Attention and Learning
A Brief Critique of Traditional Learning Theory
Prediction-Control Expectancies and Adaptation
Conclusion
References
Aversive Control of Behavior
Fear and Pain
Negative Reinforcement and Avoidance Learning
Mowrer's Two-Process Theory of Avoidance Learning
A Cognitive Theory of Avoidance Learning
Safety Signal Hypothesis
Species-Specific Defensive Reactions and Avoidance Training
Punishment
P+ and P-: A Shared Emotional and Cognitive Substrate?
Punishers, Rewards, and Verifiers
Direct and Remote Punishment
Using Time-out to Modify Behavior
How to Use Time-out
Types of Time-out
Time-out and Social Excesses
Negative Practice, Negative Training, and Overcorrection (Positive Practice) Techniques
Remote-Activated Electronic Collars
Misuse and Abuse of Punishment
Abusive Punishment: The Need for Universal Condemnation
General Guidelines for the Use of Punishment
References
Learning and Behavioral Disturbances
Experimental Neurosis
Gantt: Schizokinesis, Autokinesis, and Effect of Person
Liddell: The Cornell Experiments
Masserman: Motivational Conflict Theory of Neurosis
Frustration and Neurosis: The Theories of Maier and Amsel
Learned Helplessness
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Conflict and Neurosis
Neurosis and the Family Dog
References
Human-Dog Companionship: Cultural and Psychological Significance
Theories of Pet Keeping
Forming the Ancient Bond
Affection and Friendship
The Effect of Person
When the Bond Fails
Psychoanalysis and the Human-Dog Bond: Conflicts and Contradictions
Communicating, Relating, and Attachment
The Question of Animal Awareness
Mysticism
Dog Devotion: Legends
Cynopraxis: Training and the Human-Dog Relationship
References
Index

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